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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - " Darkness On The Edge Of Town " 40 Years Old Released 2nd June 1978

In 1975, the album Born to Run catapulted Bruce Springsteen from a regional critical favorite to a worldwide megastar.

But after Born to Run‘s release, a legal battle with his former manager, Mike Appel, kept Springsteen from making a follow-up album for nearly two years. 4,181 more words


Song Dissection: Racing in the Street

This is the darkest Bruce gets. For all we joke about how “Born in the USA” is bleak and “Born to Run” is grim, nothing is as deeply depressed as “Racing in the Street.” It takes the desperate futility Springsteen alludes to escaping on the Born to Run album, stares them in the face, and breaks down crying as they stare back at it. 2,540 more words

Song Dissection

Great Rock Albums of 1984: Bruce Springsteen- Born in the USA

For a good many people, the “Born in the USA” album from Bruce Springsteen was the album of the year in 1984. No one can debate how successful this album was. 662 more words


Bruce Springsteen - Darkness on the Edge of Town REVIEW

When he began recording Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen set out to make the best rock record of all time, but after the success that Springsteen achieved following the release of the record it turned out to be a case of ‘be careful what you wish for’. 1,458 more words


582. Darkness on the Edge of Town - Bruce Springsteen

Brief Background: Darkness on the Edge of Town is fourth studio album by Bruce Springsteen. The album was recorded from October 1977 through March 1978. In that time the band would record at least a portion of 52 different songs, many not making the album because they didn’t fit the theme would go on to be hit songs for other musicians. 440 more words

Least to Most: Bruce - Darkness on the Edge of Town

“For the ones who had a notion, a notion deep inside,
That it ain’t no sin to be glad you’re alive
I wanna find one face that ain’t looking through me… 777 more words